Gospel-Centered Teaching Conference-January 24, 2015

Gospel-Centered Teaching Conference

Saturday January 24, 2015
Mountain Park First Baptist Church
5485 Five Forks Trickum Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087

Cost: regular registration $35 per person (on or before January 22, 2015)
late & at the door $45 per person (on-line registration closes 1/22/15)
includes breakfast, lunch and a copy of “Gospel-Centered Teaching” by Trevin Wax


8:00-9:00am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00-10:30am – Large Group w/ Trevin Wax “Why We Need to Get Back to the Basics”
10:30-10:45am – Break
10:45am-12:00pm – small group break-out sessions

    • “Giving the Gospel to…
      • Kids” w/ Karen Jones
      • Students” w/ Andy McLean
      • Adults” w/ Matt Capps

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00-2:30pm – Large Group w/ Trevin Wax “Telling the Story of God’s Mission with an overflowing Passion”
2:30pm – Dismiss

image003Trevin Wax is managing editor of The Gospel Project, a gospel-centered Sunday School/Small Group curriculum for all ages, published by LifeWay Christian Resources. A contributor to numerous publications including Christianity Today, World, and Trevin writes daily at Kingdom People, a blog hosted by The Gospel Coalition.

Trevin is the author of…

  • Gospel-Centered Teaching: Showing Christ in All the Scripture (2013)
  • Clear Winter Nights: A Journey into Truth, Doubt, and What Comes After (2013)
  • Counterfeit Gospels: Rediscovering the Good News in a World of False Hope (2011)
  • Holy Subversion: Allegiance to Christ in an Age of Rivals (2010)

A former missionary to Romania, Trevin was recently named by Christianity Today as one of 33 millennials leading the next generation of evangelicalism. He lives in middle Tennessee with his wife, Corina, and their three children.

Age Group Breakout Session Leaders with Conference Descriptions


Karen Jones is the Content Editor for Kids Ministry Publishing at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, TN. Previously, Karen spent seven years as Minister to Preschool and Children at Third Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN.

Kids Leader Breakout Session Description: Children need the Gospel! Learn how to point your kids to Christ in every session while keeping the Gospel at the center of your teaching.




Andy McLean is currently the editor for The Gospel Project for Students at LifeWay Christian Resources. He has served and been involved in student ministry for over twelve years, desiring to see students of all ages grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ. His degrees include a B.A., M.A., M.Div., and Th.M.

Student Leader Breakout Session Description: This breakout session will provide a brief exploration to the student ministry landscape of our culture, and how a refocusing on the Gospel is the key that leads to the lasting heart change we desperately desire to see within the lives of our students.



Matt Capps is a Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship and The Brand Manager for The Gospel Project at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, TN . Matt is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and is completing his D.Min. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. You can find him on Twitter @mattcapps.

Adult Leader Breakout Session Description: In his session Matt will discuss applying the Bible through a Gospel-centered lens in teaching. Matt will also show how the Gospel is not just for our conversion, but is for the ongoing transformation of our heads, hearts, and hands.